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    Chests are an item of furniture primarily used for storage, occasionally containing a series of drawers.

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    • Spanish Chest In Solid Blond Walnut Root 17th Century

      Spanish Chest In Solid Blond Walnut Root 17th Century

      antica roma anticuario, toledo, spain

      We are pleased to present this superb Spanish wedding chest, originally from the Castilla y Leon region, in seventeenth century solid blond walnut root. The state of conservation is exceptional: the nails, the hinges, the...

      £5,140.95

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    • ANTIQUE PINE DOME TOP CHEST

      ANTIQUE PINE DOME TOP CHEST

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      An old pine chest with a dome shaped top and original carrying handles. A nice size chest, with plenty of storage space. Stripped to the bare wood ready for waxing or painting. Inside is the...

      £327.00

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    • MID VICTORIAN ENGLISH PINE MULE CHEST

      MID VICTORIAN ENGLISH PINE MULE CHEST

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A very nice example of a mid Victorian English pine mule chest. It is in very good order throughout and has recently been stripped of its original paint exposing a lovely bare wood, ready for...

      £497.00

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    • Antique Mule Chest, English, Georgian, Oak, Coffer, Trunk, 18th Century, C.1750

      Antique Mule Chest, English, Georgian, Oak, Coffer, Trunk, 18th Century, C.1750

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5223

      This is an antique mule chest. An English, Georgian oak coffer, or trunk, dating to the mid-18th century, circa 1750. 

      • Prime example of early Georgian furniture
      • Superb oak stocks with fine grain interest
      • Wisps of medullary rays add further wonder
      • Presenting an unusual front apron with fleur-de-lys shaped cut-outs
      • Generous chest with a suite of three drawers below
      • Braced lid opens on long strap hinges to reveal voluminous storage space within
      • Four attractive, arched field panels adorn the front with twin panel ends
      • The front dressed with a brass lock escutcheon, key absent
      • Below, a pair of oak-lined drawers flank a smaller central receptacle
      • Dressed with brass keyhole lining and swan-neck handles over shaped, solid brass backplates
      • The sides replete with shaped bracket feet and square section rear legs

      This is a beautiful antique mule chest and testament to the enduring craftsmanship of the Georgian period. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 147cm (57.75'')
      Max Depth: 53cm (20.75'')
      Max Height: 92cm (36.25'')

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      Antique Mule Chest, English, Georgian, Oak, Coffer, Trunk, 18th Century, C.1750

      £2,295.00

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    • Antique Travel Trunk, English, Tin, Shipping Chest, Wildman, Vice Consulate

      Antique Travel Trunk, English, Tin, Shipping Chest, Wildman, Vice Consulate

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6210

      This is an antique travel trunk. An English, tin shipping chest in the name of T.B. Wildman, vice consulate for Great Britain in Punta Arenas, Chile and dating to the early 20th century, circa 1919. 

      • Of historical interest and appeal
      • Displays a desirable aged patina, commensurate with age
      • Weathered tin evocative of T.B. Wildman's journeys across oceans and continents
      • Original paper labels provide further documentary interest
      • Dome-top lid operates smoothly on rear-mounted hinges
      • Shipping label to the right-hand side of the lid
      • Broad central beam and a pair of internal staves fortify the lid
      • Maker's mark stamped into the leading edge - S. Hunt & Sons, Ironmongers, Liverpool
      • Each side dressed with a loop handle for carriage
      • Left-hand handle featuring a repository label for Harvey Nichols in Bournemouth

      This is a fascinating antique travel trunk with high appeal to collectors of historical importance or maritime enthusiasts. As useful today as it was 100 years ago. Delivered ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 65.5cm (25.75'')
      Max Depth: 46cm (18'')
      Max Height: 42.5cm (16.75'')

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      Antique Travel Trunk, English, Tin, Shipping Chest, Wildman, Vice Consulate

      £395.00

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    • ANTIQUE PINE FLAT TOP LINEN CHEST

      ANTIQUE PINE FLAT TOP LINEN CHEST

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A very nice example of a flat top linen chest dating from c.1910. It is in excellent clean condition, having recently been stripped to the bare wood. The lock and key are in good working...

      £427.00

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    • SMALL OLD ENGLISH POLISHED PINE TRUNK

      SMALL OLD ENGLISH POLISHED PINE TRUNK

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A small old english pine trunk, in good condition, dating from the late 1800’s. Recently wax polished, ready for delivery or collection. The carrying handles are in good solid order. A charming sized trunk, ideal...

      £297.00

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    • LARGE ANTIQUE PINE LINEN CHEST

      LARGE ANTIQUE PINE LINEN CHEST

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      In very good condition, solid and sturdy, an antique pine linen chest dating from c.1910. It has recently been stripped of its original paint to the bare wood, now ready for waxing or re-painting. The...

      £367.00

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    • SMALL CHARMING ANTIQUE PINE CHEST

      SMALL CHARMING ANTIQUE PINE CHEST

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A charming pine chest, dating from the turn of the century, in good condition for its age. Smaller than usual and not such a high dome shaped top, so could potentially be used as a...

      £397.00

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    • Antique Dome Top Carriage Chest, English, Iron Bound, Pine, Travelling Trunk

      Antique Dome Top Carriage Chest, English, Iron Bound, Pine, Travelling Trunk

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6173

      This is an antique dome top carriage chest. An English, iron-bound pine travelling trunk and dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880.

      • Attractive and practical carriage chest
      • Displays a desirable aged patina
      • Select pine with fine grain interest and honey hues
      • Iron bound hardware in good order, commensurate with age
      • Stout domed top with sturdy bound stretcher and shoulder
      • Front dressed with long, hinged clasp
      • Corners feature large dovetail joints and bound with further iron shoulders
      • Generously sized carry handles feature at each end

      This is an appealing antique carriage chest, with bound iron dependability. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 100cm (39.25'')
      Max Depth: 57cm (22.5'')
      Max Height: 63cm (24.75'')

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      Antique Dome Top Carriage Chest, English, Iron Bound, Pine, Travelling Trunk

      £895.00

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    • Antique Travel Trunk, English, Pine, Zinc Lined, Carriage Chest, Victorian

      Antique Travel Trunk, English, Pine, Zinc Lined, Carriage Chest, Victorian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6168

      This is an antique travel trunk. An English, pine and zinc lined carriage chest dating to the Victorian period, circa 1900.

      • A substantial, appealing period chest with tricolour, industrial chic
      • Displays a desirable aged patina and light distress to the white-wash finish
      • White-wash juxtaposed against the black sides and natural, naked plinth
      • Generous interior lined with zinc - perfect for expeditions
      • Braced lid opens wide and rests upon a pair of long hinges
      • Front features a brass lined lock, key absent
      • Sides dressed with drop handles for ease of carriage
      • Corners reinforced with iron straps for added strength
      • Standing upon a deep, continuous plinth base

      This is a charming antique travel trunk with a distinct industrial taste. Solid joints and construction, delivered polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 96cm (37.75'')
      Max Depth: 64cm (25.25'')
      Max Height: 76cm (30'')

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      Antique Travel Trunk, English, Pine, Zinc Lined, Carriage Chest, Victorian

      £775.00

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    • Large Antique Coffer, English, Pine, Storage, Chest, Trunk, Victorian

      Large Antique Coffer, English, Pine, Storage, Chest, Trunk, Victorian

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6132

      This is a large, antique coffer. An English, pine storage chest or trunk and dating to the Victorian period, circa 1880. 

      • Antique coffer displays a desirable aged patina
      • Select pine with fine grain interest throughout
      • Good consistent colour with caramel hues
      • Generous proportion at 5'8" wide

      • Stout lid supported by a pair of brackets and hinged arms
      • Dressed with a brass lock escutcheon, key absent
      • Each end featuring a thick, iron drop handle
      • Raised upon a continuous plinth base

      This is a generously sized antique coffer, as versatile now as it was a hundred years ago. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 177.5cm (70'')
      Max Depth: 67cm (26.5'')
      Max Height: 58.5cm (23'')

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      Large Antique Coffer, English, Pine, Storage, Chest, Trunk, Victorian

      £985.00

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    • LARGE ANTIQUE PINE DOME TOP CHEST C.1880

      LARGE ANTIQUE PINE DOME TOP CHEST C.1880

      pinefinders old pine furniture, aylesbury, united kingdom

      A very large 19th century pine chest, dating from around c.1880, in very nice condition throughout. Original carrying handles each side, and original candle box inside the chest. Recently stripped to the bare wood, ready...

      £367.00

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    • Antique Coffer, Large, English Oak, Joined Chest, Charles II Trunk, Circa 1685

      Antique Coffer, Large, English Oak, Joined Chest, Charles II Trunk, Circa 1685

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 11.3163

      This is an antique coffer, a late 17th century, English oak, joined chest. A Charles II trunk dating to circa 1685.

      • Substantial oak chest displaying rich, dark colour
      • Pegged joint construction with grain interest throughout
      • Triple panel chest with a desirable aged patina
      • Reciprocating carved guilloche to the front rails, stiles and muntins
      • Moulded detail to the plain field panels
      • Shield, iron lock escutcheon, key absent
      • Slab top over three-panel front and back, two-panel ends
      • Raised on extended stiles to useful height of 69cm (27.25 inches)
      • Hinged lid lifts, offering voluminous storage within and featuring a candle box

      A super antique coffer from the late 17th century. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 120cm (47.25'')
      Max Depth: 57cm (22.5'')
      Max Height: 69cm (27.25'')

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      Antique Coffer, Large, English Oak, Joined Chest, Charles II Trunk, Circa 1685

      £695.00

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    • Victorian Teak Two Part Military Chest of Drawers

      Victorian Teak Two Part Military Chest of Drawers

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1860, original mid-Victorian teak two-part military chest with brass corners, straps, carrying handles, inset campaign drawer handles and ebony escutcheons. All supported on turned feet. Stock No. 27988

      £2,400.00

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    • Antique Shipwrights Chest, Victorian Coffer, English, Mid 19th Century, 1850

      Antique Shipwrights Chest, Victorian Coffer, English, Mid 19th Century, 1850

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.6004

      This is an antique shipwright's tool chest. An English, Victorian pine trunk dating to the mid 19th century, circa 1850. 

      • Crafted in antique pine displaying grain interest throughout
      • Good consistent colour and a desirable aged patina
      • Opening lid rests upon a stout bracket to the rear
      • Chest displays dovetail joinery at each corner and sits within a continuous plinth base
      • Featuring the original brass lock, key absent, and brass keyhole escutcheon
      • The generous internal chest hosts a suite of removable mahogany trays
      • Compartments are well suited to a variety of items – originally hosting a shipwright's tools
      • A pair of stout rope handles at the end for easy carriage

      A charming antique shipwright's chest with solid joints and construction. Delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 109.5cm (43'')
      Max Depth: 54.5cm (21.5'')
      Max Height: 48.5cm (19'')

      Internal Width: 100.5cm (39.5'')
      Internal Depth: 44.5cm (17.5'')
      Internal Height: 41cm (16.25'')

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      Antique Shipwrights Chest, Victorian Coffer, English, Mid 19th Century, 1850

      £995.00

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    • Small Antique Carriage Chest, Victorian, Metal Bound, Pine Trunk, Circa 1870

      Small Antique Carriage Chest, Victorian, Metal Bound, Pine Trunk, Circa 1870

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5995

      This is a small antique carriage chest. An English, Victorian, metal-bound pine trunk dating to the mid 19th century, circa 1870. 

      • Crafted in antique pine displaying grain interest throughout
      • Good consistent colour and a desirable aged patina
      • Of appealing, and unusual, diminutive proportions
      • Planked lid displays well featuring a moulded edge detail
      • Lifting on iron hinges to access storage space within
      • A brass keyhole plate to the front, lock untested as key absent
      • Benefiting from iron carry handles to either end
      • Original iron straps to corners for added strength
      • Protected by a continuous plinth base

      This charming small antique carriage chest offers English country appeal. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 46cm (18'')
      Max Depth: 32cm (12.5'')
      Max Height: 28cm (11'')

      Internal Width: 41cm (16.25'')
      Internal Depth: 26cm (10.25'')
      Internal Height: 25.5cm (10'')

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      Small Antique Carriage Chest, Victorian, Metal Bound, Pine Trunk, Circa 1870

      £375.00

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    • Victorian Mahogany Military Chest

      Victorian Mahogany Military Chest

      georgian antiques, edinburgh, united kingdom

      Circa 1870, Two-part Victorian mahogany military chest with brass strapping. The rectangular top in beautifully figured mahogany with brass corners over two short and three long drawers with inset military handles and mahogany liners all...

      £1,890.00

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    • 19th Century campaign chest

      19th Century campaign chest

      martlesham antiques, martlesham, united kingdom

      An extremely rare 19th Century Anglo Colonial padouk and brass inlaid desk / chest, the top folds over to reveal and black leather inset writing surface with gilt and blind tooled decoration, with three ebony...

      £7,350.00

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    • Antique Dough Bin, Large, French, Fruitwood, Proving Chest, Mid C19th Circa 1850

      Antique Dough Bin, Large, French, Fruitwood, Proving Chest, Mid C19th Circa 1850

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5431

      This is an antique dough bin, a large French, fruitwood, proving chest dating to the mid 19th century, circa 1850.

      • Attractive honey tones to the fruitwood panels
      • Grain interest and a desirable aged patina
      • Of good proportion offering storage space within
      • Planked top with cleated ends
      • Hinged on original iron loop hinges
      • Offering voluminous storage space within
      • Solid side panels display well
      • Traditional pegged joints, robust and stable
      • Stout square section legs, the front ones featuring shaped feet

      A great French country antique dough bin. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 135.5cm (53.25'')
      Max Depth: 61cm (24'')
      Max Height: 76cm (30'')

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      Antique Dough Bin, Large, French, Fruitwood, Proving Chest, Mid C19th Circa 1850

      £1,295.00

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    • Antique Sadeli Ware Box, Anglo-Indian, Jewellery, Late 19th Century

      Antique Sadeli Ware Box, Anglo-Indian, Jewellery, Late 19th Century

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5829

      This is an antique Sadeli ware box. An Anglo-Indian jewellery box dating to the late 19th century, circa 1880. 

      • Beautifully crafted Sadeli ware box
      • Intricate geometric design
      • In earth tones
      • The domed lid dressed with a turned pull
      • Opening to reveal a scarlet red velvet interior
      • Ruched to the inside of the lid
      • Replaced lower strip to one side and minor losses

      A super example of a Sadeli ware box. Wear commensurate with age and careful use. Ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 25.5cm (10'')
      Max Depth: 25.5cm (10'')
      Max Height: 6cm (2.25'')

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      Antique Sadeli Ware Box, Anglo-Indian, Jewellery, Late 19th Century

      £395.00

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    • Little alpine chest

      Little alpine chest

      antichità missaglia, albignasego, italy

      Original small Tyrolean chest, whose structure is entirely painted in deep blue. On the front two panels are embellished with bouquets of flowers. On the sides the decoration simulates the grain of the wood. This...

      £856.82

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    • Antique Ottoman, Victorian Upholstered Chest c.1870

      Antique Ottoman, Victorian Upholstered Chest c.1870

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 12.1573

      This is an antique ottoman dating to the Victorian period c.1870. 

      • Classic sarcophagus shape influenced by the discoveries of the time
      • Hinged tilt top rises to reveal voluminous storage space within
      • Stuffed top over robust frame providing a firm, stable seat
      • Currently upholstered in floral fabric, ripe for recovering
      • Raised on original hollowed bun feet over wooden castors

      A super piece of furniture. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 86.5cm (34'')
      Max Depth: 49.5cm (19.5'')
      Max Height: 48.25cm (19'')

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      Antique Ottoman, Victorian Upholstered Chest c.1870

      £695.00

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    • Stunning Solid Oak Blanket Box / Treasure Chest    (Very Large)

      Stunning Solid Oak Blanket Box / Treasure Chest (Very Large)

      rosedale antiques, southampton, united kingdom

      A superb example of a French solid oak treasure chest / blanket box circa 1890 . Featuring beautiful folding iron handles, main lid prop and internal compartment with drop lid. This is a very large...

      £575.00

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    • Antique Coffer, Oak, Joined Chest, Three Panel Trunk, Early 18th Century c.1700

      Antique Coffer, Oak, Joined Chest, Three Panel Trunk, Early 18th Century c.1700

      london fine limited, taunton, united kingdom

      Our Stock # 18.5757

      This is an antique coffer, an English oak, joined chest. An early 18th century three panel trunk dating to circa 1700.

      • Substantial oak chest displaying rich, dark colour
      • Joined construction with grain interest throughout
      • Displaying wisps of medullary rays and a desirable aged patina
      • Three panel construction to front, to and back, single to the ends
      • Muntins and stiles display modest moulded decoration
      • Iron lock plate, fastener and key absent
      • Lid opens on later, hand forged iron strap hinges
      • Voluminous, clean and tidy storage within

      A super antique coffer in English oak. Solid joints and construction, delivered waxed, polished and ready for the home.

      Dimensions:
      Max Width: 120cm (47.25'')
      Max Depth: 56cm (22'')
      Max Height: 61cm (24'')

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      Antique Coffer, Oak, Joined Chest, Three Panel Trunk, Early 18th Century c.1700

      £985.00

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